Digital Transformation: Digital Evolution

In this blog we're going to share with you some of the things we see and experience when working with our customers and partners; how the digital transformation is changing the way we live and work.

How Covid-19 Caused an IT Support Issue

Business Management | Change | Coronavirus | Covid-19 | Digital Evolution | IT Industry | IT Infrastructure

The jury’s in, and it’s good news for tech: Coronavirus gave everyone a great big shove and now everyone’s online for almost everything. It was always going to happen eventually, but Covid-19 made the transition of the next five years happen In five weeks. Consumers and business, Enterprise and SMEs, commercial and public sector. It […]

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The Days of Getting Online are Over

Cloud | Digital Evolution | IT Infrastructure | Managed Services

Robert Mason described it well. He said that when his flying instructor first gave him control of the pedals, the machine started swinging about wildly, and he hadn’t done anything! So true. You’d think that flying can’t be that much of a challenge, but it is, especially helicopters. My instructor gave me a stern talking […]

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Direction of Travel

The Direction of Travel – Trends or Journeys?

Change | Cloud | Digital Evolution | IT Industry | IT Infrastructure | MSP

The thing about trends is that it’s never certain where they’re going to end up. If it was they would be journeys, not trends. Trends suggest a direction of travel, like the road ahead on a murky day. Even then trends don’t necessarily tell the whole story about what might be just around the corner. […]

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Are Some Technologies Moving too Fast for Society to Keep Pace?

Change | Data | Digital Evolution

One simple example could be the disposability of consumer applications of rapidly developing technologies whereby products that need specific batteries simply fade out of circulation as manufacturers cease to produce certain items when demand slumps. While this makes eminent sense to the manufacturers’ shareholders it can be infuriating for consumers who may have invested heavily […]

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Cynical Tech. Companies and the Trend Towards Open Business

Business Management | Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

So Spotify is quietly moving into syndicating podcasts. Well, not so quietly, in fact; Bloomberg reports that it’s spent $400m on podcast related acquisitions this year. The reasoning appears to be that the lock of the big labels on back catalogues is immense, and that’s where almost all the revenues come from. Spotify is a […]

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5G – Unlocking The Data Opportunity

Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

The debate about 5G is now mainstream and we’ve referred to it a number of times in this blog feed, and although the discussion often focuses on the technology, the associated issue of importance is data, and how we’ll use it to transform our world. Self-driving cars, for example, are regularly referred to when illustrating […]

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How 5G will Change the World – The Rolling Thunder of 5G is Starting

Change | Data | Digital Evolution | Technology

How 5G will change the world. A slew of announcements and reveals this week shows what a pivotal impact 5G is having and how it’s driving strategic business and technology decisions. Rumours have been circulating for some time about Intel’s problems in delivering a smartphone modem for 5G any time soon – it was on […]

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The Internet of ‘Things’ or ‘Thinks’?

Change | Cloud | Data | Digital Evolution | IoT | IT Infrastructure | Technology

IoT usually means “Internet of Things” and is often thought of as a separate niche that is off doing its own thing, without many implications for us in the mainstream. The projects I’ve been working on in payments and with other customers’ businesses, have highlighted the scale of the implications across the digital world which, […]

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Cloud Computing

Now Cloud Computing is Mainstream how Should IT Strategies Evolve?

Cloud | Digital Evolution | IT Industry

The term Cloud computing can sometimes still be misunderstood or its meaning confused. However, the use of services that do not reside on a server in a company’s own data centre (DC) or on the laptop of a user sitting at home are now mainstream. Facebook, YouTube, Salesforce, Dropbox, etc. are now ubiquitous features of […]

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Digital Evolution

Leaving Digital Security to Someone else – Can we Trust Alexa?

AI | Change | Cloud | Digital Evolution | Security

We might forgive those who have decided to avoid reading the newspapers or to find something, and often anything else, to watch rather than the TV news in their attempts to reduce the amount of negativity in the orbit of their world. It’s hardly a long term strategy that’s destined to keep anyone sufficiently involved […]

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